At the annual shark tournament on Nantucket, I watched as fishing boats came up to the dock to weigh in their catch of the day. As one of the sharks was hoisted out of a boat by a metal chain and hook, the scale read 131 pounds. The woman standing in front of me said, “That’s my target weight!”
Where’s the party?
Our son won reelection to the Maine House of Representatives, and of great importance to him and his wife are Maine’s natural resources. Our almost 5-year-old granddaughter Carly was asked after the election, “Are your parents environmentalists?” She replied, “No, Democrats.”
Two if al dente
A few weeks ago, we were at the Paul Revere House in the North End and overheard a little boy behind us ask, “Mommy, why did Paul Revere want to live around all these Italian restaurants?”
Ann S. Coles and Robert Sable/Brookline
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